In initiating and prosecuting a child protective proceeding, a not-for-profit corporation for the prevention of cruelty to children may represent itself — appearing by an individual who is not an attorney — and need not be represented by counsel of record. The Appellate Division order that dismissed petitioner corporation's abuse and neglect petition for lack of prosecution, based upon...
MATTER OF SHARON B.
72 N.Y.2d 394 (1988)
In the Matter of Sharon B. and Another, Children Alleged to be Neglected. Westchester County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Appellant. Nancy L. et al., Respondents.
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Argued September 15, 1988.
Decided October 20, 1988.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Judges SIMONS, TITONE, HANCOCK, JR., and BELLACOSA concur; Chief Judge WACHTLER and Judge ALEXANDER taking no part.
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